Jay Daniels

The first of the second round of tribal consultations between the Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Office of the Special Trustee (OST) and various tribes took place at the Mystic Lake Resort & Casino, hosted by the Mdewakatan Sioux Indian Community in Shakopee...

2/6/13
Mark Trahant
1/31/13
Will bad news delay the sequester?...
Jay Daniels

The current oil & gas (O&G) boom has created sweet and sour ripples throughout Indian Country. O&G has been a blessing in this cycle of uncertainty with the United States economy, but also has created a Black Hills gold rush assault on Indian lands not seen for a while....

1/30/13
Gabriel S. Galanda

When the United States supposedly sent $1,000 checks to over 300,000 Indians in time for Christmas or the New Year, the holiday good tidings read: “South Dakota to receive $115M in Cobell monies.” “Cobell settlement brings $25M to Wyoming.” “50,000 Oklahoma Indians to share in $...

1/29/13
Rob Capriccioso
1/21/13
Secretary of the Department of the Interior Ken Salazar announced January 16 that he plans to step down at the end of March from his Cabinet position to head back to his home state...
Bryan Newland

Sunday officially marks the conclusion of President Obama’s first term in office—as well as the beginning of his second term....

1/19/13
Gale Courey Toensing
12/31/12
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has asked the 2 nd Circuit Court of Appeals to review a lower court decision to dismiss the nation’s land rights lawsuit in Kent, Connecticut...
Rev. John Norwood

Dear Indian Country Today Media Network Editor & Staff,...

12/30/12
Richard Walker
12/24/12
The chairmen of the Jamestown S’Klallam and Swinomish governments are helping the next administration in Washington state get off to a running start in January...
Rob Capriccioso
12/21/12
Reports are surfacing of problems being experienced by some Cobell class members who say that the federal government does not have the correct addresses to send their settlement ch...

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